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SPRING!

Spring is in the air and for a change the weather played along this year! The children have loved going barefoot and the freedom of warmer days! 115 more words

Early Childhood Development

Alberta mother says support for children with Tourette Syndrome lacking in education system

Twelve-year-old Emily Provost says when she tries to suppress the uncontrollable tics caused by Tourette Syndrome, it feels almost like stifling a yawn — ultimately, it’s better to let it out. 971 more words

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Put People First (Pt 1): A case for investing in Early Childhood Development

On the afternoon of September 15, 2016, I attended the launch of the National Integrated Early Childhood Development Policy for Uganda. The policy had been published in March 2016 by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development in close consultation with stakeholders, notably, UNICEF Uganda. 992 more words

NATURE

All our little ones are passionate about nature and caring for the earth…They love discussing how to look after nature…We chatted about how to care for the earth, it’s creatures and resources…A big theme this week was discussion around negative actions that destroy the beautiful land we love and how it makes us feel and what actions we can do to keep nature beautiful… 32 more words

Early Childhood Development

DINO FUN!

The palaeontologists were in full swing this week at school! There was so much purposeful play in action as the children worked together excavating fossils, hatching dino eggs and exploring the small worlds around our play area… 48 more words

Early Childhood Development

Cyber Babies

“Cyber Babies” is chapter 3 in Dr.  Aiken’s new book “The Cyber Effect.”   She begins by relating a story of when she was traveling on a train watching a mother feeding her baby.   911 more words

Transactive Memory

SAFARI ADVENTURE!

Last week the sun was out and we all spent most of our time outdoors enjoying the garden and sandpit… During our play we explored the african safari and had a great time learning about animals, singing safari songs and engaging in plenty of imaginative play…The children chatted about the concept of “wild” animals and we had many discussions around the different types, where they live, what they mean to us and how they interact with each others… We had many monkeys, lions, elephants, giraffes (amongst many others) traipsing through school all week! 35 more words

Early Childhood Development